Principal Investigator

 

Dr. Jie Zheng

 

Research Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Mengxiao Yu

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

 

Dr. Shaoheng Tang

 

PhD Candidates

 

Mr. Xingya Jiang

 

Ms. Shasha Sun

 

Mr. Rodrigo Vinluan III

 

Ms. Jing Xu

 

Graduate Students

 

Ms. Bujie Du

 

Mr. Yingyu Huang

 

Ms. Jessica Jacobe

 

Mr. Xuhui Ning

 

Mr. Chuanqi Peng

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Ms. Phoebe Carter

 

Mr. Anthony Dao

 

Mr. Jonathan Wang

 

Mr. Greg Zhang 

 

Former Group Members

 

Dr. Jinbin Liu (Postdoc)

Dr. Shengyang Yang (Postdoc)

Dr. Jing Yu (Postdoc)

Dr. Zhanghua Zeng (Postdoc)

Dr. Liang Zhao (Postdoc)

 

Ms. Jennifer Chilek (Graduate)

Dr. Chen Zhou (Graduate)

 

Ms. Sheby Alexander (Undergraduate)

Mr. Chris Alameddin (Undergraduate)

Mr. Michael Anyirah (Undergraduate)

Mr. Sishan Chen (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Giovanni Contello (Undergraduate) 

Mr. Andrew Dean (Undergraduate) 

Ms. Melissa Gannaway (Undergraduate)

Ms. Julia Hankins (Undergraduate)

Ms. Grace Kong (Undergraduate)

Mr. Stephen McMahon (Undergraduate)

Mr. Husain Mogri (Undergraduate)

Mr. Ali Mozayan (Undergraduate)

Mr. Justin Sullins (Undergraduate)

Mr. Joel Taylor (Undergraduate)

 

Ms. Chelsea Carson (High School)

Ms. Karen Chen (High School)

Ms. Clare Jensen (High School)

Ms. Rebecca John (High School)

Ms. Amy Xia (High School)

Mr. Robert Yao (High School)

 

Rodrigo Vinluan III, PhD.

 

Ph.D. Candidate

 

 

Office: NSERL 2.440

 

E-mail: rdv081000@utdallas.edu

 

Mailing Address:

 

BE26, The University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd. Richardson, TX 75080

 
 

Education Background

 

Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2011-present.

 

B.S.  Chemistry (major) and Biology (minor), The University of Texas at Dallas, 2011.

Research Area

 

Magnetic Nanoparticles, luminescent metal nanoparticles, bioconjugation, proteins, fluorescent dyes, and biological applications.

 

Honors and Awards

 

Best Poster Award, ACS Colloid and Surface Chemistry Division, March 2015.

 

PhD Small Research Grants Program, University of Texas at Dallas, 2015.

 

Chemistry Graduate Fellowship, University of Texas at Dallas, 2014.

 

Eric Moore Chemistry Graduate Scholarship, University of Texas at Dallas, 2014

 

N&SM Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.

 

Publications

 

1. R. Vinluan III, M. Yu, M. Gannaway, J. Sullins, J. Xu, and J. Zheng. "Labeling monomeric insulin with renal clearable luminescent gold nanoparticles", Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2015, DOI:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00490. 

 

2. R. Vinluan III and J. Zheng, "Serum protein adsorption and excretion pathways of metal nanoparticles", Nanomedicine, 2015, DOI: 10.2217/nnm.15.97.

 

3. R. Vinluan III, J. Liu, C. Zhou, M. Yu, S. Yang, A. Kumar, S. Sun, A. Dean, X. Sun, J. Zheng. "Glutathione-Coated Luminescent Gold Nanoparticles: A Surface Ligand for Minimizing Serum Protein Adsorption", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, DOI:10.1021/am5031374.

 

4. S. Sun, C. Zhou, S. Chen, J.B. Liu, J. Yu, J. Chilek, L. Zhao, M.X. Yu, R. Vinluan, B. Huang, and J. Zheng, "Surface-Chemistry Effect on Cellular Response of Luminescent Plasmonic Silver Nanoparticles", Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/bc500008a.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Contact us]

2.440 NSERL Building, The University of Texas at Dallas
Tel: 972-883-5768 (Dr. Zheng), 972-883-5769 (Lab)